Paris: Pairault & Cie. 1895. First Edition. Miniature book (4x3cm.); publisher's buff pictorial card wrappers printed in red; 98,(ads)pp.; frontispiece, three woodcut plates. Light wear from handling, else a Very Good and sound, unopened copy. Item #1364
One of a series of ten miniature books issued by Pairault between 1895 and 1898, to be housed in a deluxe miniature wood and glass bookshelf named by the publishers "La Gracieuse" (obviously not present here). Each volume was offered in a selection of progressively more expensive bindings, this in an example of the cheapest option, the buff card wrappers. BONDY, p. 80; SPIELMANN 67A; WELSH 3987.